Access Justice Framework (AJF), inspired by the principles of disability justice, AJF promotes access for all through a series of accessibility guides.
Pleasurable, an education and advocacy organization for people who are passionate about disability, sex, and sexuality.
Playing it safe(r): an accessible technology security guide for a post-FOSTA / SESTA / CLOUD world.
Resource Index for Accountability Work for folks who are interested in restorative and/or transformative justice.
The Awesome Foundation: Disability
Plesaurable: Disability-related Sex Ed.
Twice monthly online workshops and discussions led by a wide range of disabled educators regarding disability and (a)sexuality/relationships/dating (one for educators by educators, one for disabled people).
Crip Camp Adobe Fellowship in honor of Ki’tay D. Davidson
Access Justice Framework
Inspired by the principles of disability justice, AJF promotes access for all through a series of accessibility guides.
Crip Camp and Color of Change relief fund
Currently Available Workshops
- Accessing disabled pleasure.
- Detoured: a how-to guide to life for newly acquired disability and chronic illness.
- Disability and consent: you (shouldn’t) have (to fight for) the right to autonomy.
- Dress sexy at my funeral: final arrangement preparedness for the sex-positive.
- Fuck the pain away: kink as chronic pain management.
- Hello to you out there in normal land: an introduction to disability culture.
- It’s getting hot in here: climate change and your sex life.
- Kiss and tell: non-monogamy when immuno-compromised.
- Loose lipped: adapting sexual pleasure for pelvic pain.
- My neck, my back, my pussy and my crack: sex with Ehlers-Danlos.
- Making it more accessible: a guide for greater inclusion.
- Making it more accessible: a guide for event management.
- Making it more accessible: a guide for virtual educators.
- Playing it safe(r): technological security for the sex-positive.
- Playing with disability: adapting play for people with disabilities and our partners.
- Radical possibilities of pleasure-pain: sadomasochism in context, or why it’s so damned complicated when pain feels good.
- Teaching medical students about sex and disability.
- Teaching peer teen sex educators about sex and disability.
- The Arc SF Speaker Series: Disability and Sexuality. (The Arc of San Francisco. February 10, 2022.)
- Diversability Unplugged: Disability and Sexuality. (Diversability. November 16, 2021.)
- Disability and Sex for Providers. (Widener University. March of 2017.)
- Educating Future Doctors About the Realities of Disability. (Georgetown University School of Medicine. November of 2016.)
- Sex and Disability for Medical Students. (George Washington University. August of 2015.)
- Rare Disease Patient Focus Group. (National Institutes of Health. January of 2013.)
- Women and Self-Inflicted Violence Workshop. (Visions in Feminism Conference, 2002.)
co-panel with Erica Smith and Sara Plourde
- Teaching Medical Students About Sex and Disability. (American Medical Student Association. April 12, 2022.)
- Loose Lipped: Adapting Sexual Pleasure for Pelvic Pain. (ClitFest. March 27, 2022.)
- Teaching Peer Teen Sex Educators About Sex and Disability. (Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey. March 21, 2022.)
- Making It More Accessible: A Guide for Educators. (Sex Down South. September 11, 2021.)
- Playing It Safe(r): Technological Security For A Post-FOSTA World. (Sex Down South. September 10, 2021.)
- Fuck The Pain Away: Kink as Chronic Pain Management. (Sex Down South. September 9, 2021.)
- Fuck The Pain Away: Kink as Chronic Pain Management. (May 11, 2021.)
- Intersectionality of sex & disability. (University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. March 29, 2021.)
- Making Your Virtual Teaching More Accessible, pt 4: Bonus class on accessibility. (Sex Geek Conservatory. December 28, 2020.)
- Making Your Virtual Teaching More Accessible, pt 3: Hot Seats & Coaching. (Sex Geek Conservatory. December 17, 2020.)
- Making Your Virtual Teaching More Accessible, pt 2: Technical Application. (Sex Geek Conservatory. December 10, 2020.)
- Making Your Virtual Teaching More Accessible, pt. 1: Accessible Communication and What It Solves. (Sex Geek Conservatory. December 3, 2020.)
- Making Your Online Presentations Accessible. (Everyone Deserves Sex Ed‘s Sex Educator Master Class Series. November 25, 2020.)
- “Dress Sexy At My Funeral”: Final Arrangement Preparedness For Sex-Positive People. (Shadows and Light Festival. September of 2020.)
- Playing with Disability – Modifying Play for Folks with Disabilities and Chronic Pain. (Shadows and Light Festival. September of 2020.)
- Accessing Disabled Pleasure. (The CSPH. September of 2020.)
- Playing It Safe(r): Better Practices for Technological Security. (September of 2020.)
- Making Presentations More Accessible. (September of 2020.)
- Accessing Disabled Pleasure. (Erotic Intimacy Festival. July of 2020.)
- Making It More Accessible: A Guide for Greater Inclusion. (Virtual Facilitators Toolbox. June of 2020.)
- Tools for Sex Geeks Who ≠ Tech Nerds. (Zoom for private group. May of 2020.)
- The State of Disability & Pleasure. (The Disability and Sexuality Access Network. May 6, 2020.)
- Making Way for Disabled Sex Educators. (Tufts University’s Sex & Accessibility Symposium. February 20, 2020.)
- Playing with Disability: Adapting Play for People with Disabilities and Our Partners. (Shiver. February of 2020.)
- Making It More Accessible: A Guide for Presenters. (Ducky Doolittle’s Skill Share Series. October of 2019.)
- Playing with Disability – Adapting Play for People with Disabilities and Our Partners. (Stony Brook University TNG. May of 2019.)
- Disability and Kink; Crip Time and Spoon Theory; Navigating Multiple Services While Multiply Disabled. (Widener University. March of 2017.)
- Chronic Pain, Disability, Sex, and Kink. (Widener University. March of 2016.)
- Sex and Sexuality-Based Violence: A Conversation. (Visions in Feminism Conference, 2002.)
Citations and Interviews
Print and Web
- Furniture Can Make Sex More Accessible–And Fun by Cierra Loflin. (Giddy. April 22, 2022.)
- What Kim Kardashian Got Wrong About Work, According to Mental Health Advocates by Meg Embry. (BestColleges.com. March 25, 2022.)
- AHRC New York City Recognizes Transgender Awareness Week by Dylan Watton. (AHRC NYC. November 18, 2021.)
- Sex Ed Lessons from COVID-19 by Lori A. Rolleri Insignares, Tanya M. Bass, and Bill Taverner. (American Journal of Sexuality Education. October 22, 2021.)
- Why Bondage Frees People From Chronic Pain by Monica Karpinski. (Giddy. March 10, 2021.)
- How Practicing Kink Helps Keep People with Disabilities Connected to Their Desires by Emmett Patterson. (The Body. November 23, 2020.)
- Spotlight on: Sex + Disability by The CSPH. (The CSPH. September 8, 2020.)
- My Body Isn’t Made for Sex Anymore: Sex & disability, an exercise in frustration by Allison Wallis. (Gay Magazine. August 13, 2019.)
- How friends, family, and food stamps help this woman with disabilities survive. by Alaina Leary. (Upworthy. October 15, 2018.)
- When Your Mental Health Ruins Your Relationship by Mark Brown. (Shortlist. September 13, 2018.)
- For Disabled Sex Workers, Congress’ Anti-Trafficking Legislation Is Life-Threatening by Cyrée Jarelle Johnson. (Rewire.News. July 12, 2018.)
- Marriage Institutions Aren’t Just Sexist — They’re Ableist And Disrespectful To People With Disabilities by Wendy Lu. (Everyday Feminism. April 16, 2018.)
- We Cannot Ignore the Connection Between Disability and Intimate Partner Abuse by s.e. smith. (Rooted in Rights. February 20, 2018.)
- SEX FILES: Make a date with these 2018 resolutions by Simone Paget. (Toronto Sun. December 29, 2017.)
- How Health Care Costs Keep Me From Getting Married by Laura Kiesel. (GOOD. June 29, 2017.)
- The GOP plan to roll back Medicaid might force more couples to get divorced by Jordan Rosenfeld. (The Washington Post. March 16, 2017.)
- Romping 50 Shades of Grey-Style? Rope in your Doctor by Simone Paget (Toronto Sun. February 21, 2017.)
- Disabled Sexuality: We’re Here, We’re Queer —And We’re Sexy! by Neve Be (Curve. May 15, 2016.)
- When you’re a woman raped by a woman by Caroline Catlin (Broadly. April 18, 2016.)
- Different desires by Neve Be (Curve. March/April 2016 issue.)
- Three MC students receive award from American Association of University Women (Inside MC. May 6, 2014.)
- Maryland struggling with technological problems with online insurance exchange by Lena H. Sun (The Washington Post. November 19, 2013.)
- Facebook Live with Peter Peterson. (September 23, 2020.)
- How I found myself || sexuality and disability, coming out as disabled, & access creation with Caz. (#Disability Talk with Bethany Stevens, episode #4. September 10, 2020.)
- Making events more accessible, part 2. (Facebook Live in private group. June 23, 2020.)
- Making your Accessibility Statement web page more accessible. (With Cathy of the Intimacy Dojo. June 7, 2020.)
- Making events more accessible: part 1. (Facebook Live in private group. May 21, 2020.)
- Self-employed on a shoestring budget. (Facebook Live with Reid Mihalko. March 24, 2020.)
- Social Distancing and Taking Your Events Virtual During COVID-19. (Facebook Live with Reid Mihalko. March 16, 2020.)
- Interview for the upcoming documentary At Your Cervix. (January 23, 2017.)
- Common Language / Clear Language
- Navigation of bureaucracy
- Public speaking
- Disability Justice
- Kink and Chronic Pain
- Social Justice
- Structural Change
Testimonials are available here.